The Museum of  Richmond regularly holds events linked to exhibitions, local history topics, guest speakers and fundraising events.

To find out more about upcoming events visit our What’s On Page

FREE Tour of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Wednesday 6 November

Wednesday 6 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on the following dates:

Wednesday 6 November, 2pm

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

November Object Handling Session

Saturday 9 November, 2pm-3pm

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, the Curator will be running a World War One object handling session at the Museum. Come along to hear about the experiences of local residents during the War and handle some original historical objects.

This is a drop-in session and is completely free.

FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on the following dates:

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

CANCELLED: Creative Mindfulness – November 2019

Saturday 16 November 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough’s history.

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the November workshop but we will be running the workshop in December:

Saturday 14 December: Princess Mary’s gift boxes – click here to book

All workshops are 10.30am to 12.30pm

£10 per person, includes materials and refreshments

Tickets also available from the Museum

FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on the following dates:

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on Wednesday 27 November at 2pm

The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj – A talk by Anita Anand

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7:30pm

RHACC, Parkshot, Richmond

Please note seating is not reserved

 

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE OF THIS TALK HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM 20 NOVEMBER TO 11 DECEMBER.

 

Tickets: £10 per person,

Click here to book your tickets

Also available from the Museum (Old Town Hall, Richmond) and The Open Book (King Street, Richmond.)

We recommend pre-booking your tickets as we cannot guarantee tickets will be available on the door

 

Anita Anand tells the remarkable story of one Indian’s twenty-year quest for revenge, which took him around the world in search of those he held responsible for the Amritsar massacre of 1919, which cost the lives of hundreds.

Book signing at the end of the talk.

 

CANCELLED: Creative Mindfulness – December 2019

Saturday 14 December 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the December workshop, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Look out for new themes in 2020!

All workshops are 10.30am to 12.30pm

 

Founding the Museum of Richmond

Tuesday 27 November Riverside Room, Old Town Hall

Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7:30pm
Tickets are £5, or £4 for Friends of the Museum

Available from the Museum, The Open Book on King’s Street, or by clicking here

A town like Richmond without a Museum – Unthinkable! The idea for a museum for Richmond first surfaced in 1843 but it took over 140 years for this to become reality. Come and hear Valerie Boyes, a member of the original Museum steering group and an ex Chair of the Museum Board reveal the fascinating story of how the efforts of John Cloake and a group of local residents made the Museum a reality.

November Curator’s Tour

Saturday 10 November, 2pm to 3pm

Discover more about some of the Museum of Richmond’s objects as the Curator shares her favourite stories from the collection.

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